APHA won praise from EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson during her visit Friday with APHA leaders and staff in advance of the 2011 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
APHA leaders were invited to the White House Friday in recognition of the Association's commitment to environmental health.
Poor air quality is unequivocally linked to poor health. There is overwhelming evidence that air pollution can cause asthma and heart attacks, harm those suffering from respiratory illness and in some cases lead to death. And it’s also a huge economic cost for the country. It is estimated that exposure to air pollution and...
A report out Wednesday finds that EPA skirted procedures when developing its recent greenhouse gas emissions ruling that concludes that greenhouse gas pollution is a threat to human health. The report did not, however, question the science behind the regulations.
Leaders from the environmental health workforce are convening in Atlanta this week for CDC's National Environmental Public Health Tracking Conference to help improve understanding of how chemical exposures affect the public’s health.
President Obama today delayed standards proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that would have reduced levels of ground-level ozone air pollution and provided stronger public health protections.
This week, the Environmental Protection Agency awarded $6.2 million in workforce development and join training grants.
EPA’s transport rule will place stricter limits on sulfur, nitrogen and toxic emissions that travel across state lines.